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Food Combining And "healthfood Junkfood"
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Palpitation Of The Heart
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The Light Reflex On The Forceps
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Convulsions Of Children - Fits
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Suggestions For The Control Of Athletics
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Ulcers Case Xxv
The following case illustrates the superior efficacy of the l...
On The Unadherent Eschar
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Croup Less Serious Form
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Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
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Preparation Of The Patient For Peroral Endoscopy
The suggestions of the author in the earlier volumes in regar...
Treatment Of The Violent Or Sthenic Form Of Scarlatina Anginosa
The _violent_, or _sthenic form_ of scarlatina anginosa becom...
Diet For The Acutely Ill
The acutely ill person experiences occasional attacks of dist...
One of the most notorious charlatans of the eighteenth centur...
Source: Papers On Health
The need for this is often indicated by irritability of
temper. This coming on is generally a warning that a period of rest
must be taken. An overheated brow is also another indication. If this
shows itself in a child during or after school, together with
listlessness and excitability, all idea of lessons should at once be
laid aside for a time. It is nothing less than cruelty to work an
overheated brain in such a case. Let the child go free from school till
all the head trouble is removed. Also let the head be soaped (see
Sometimes pain in the head sets in from overwork. Even in the young,
fainting may show itself. Rest is essential, and will prove a perfect
cure, together with a little brain exercise of the kind described in
article Brain Exercise, always avoiding fatigue. Let all readers
remember that it is better to lose six months in rest than become
permanently incapable, therefore let old and young take rest in time.
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